We recently chatted with Tina Powell, a Senior Commissioning Manager from Herts County Council (HCC) about her experience of the Fast Track Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship she is currently studying with us at UCSA. Hi Tina, can you tell us how you first heard about course? I was invited to go to an in-house leadership […]
Our recent webinar saw presentations from industry experts discussing ‘How can we help SMEs be the key to the construction industry’s future?’ Nearly a fifth of all SMEs operate in the Construction industry. SMEs are a real driving force in the construction sector which is committed to improving their technical expertise and pioneering technologies that […]
Climate change is undoubtedly one of the greatest challenges of our time. The importance and urgency for the built environment to decarbonise cannot be understated. Buildings are responsible for more than 40% of global energy usage and one third green gas emissions. It is critical that action is taken now to promote a more rapid step change in the construction industry transition to achieve net zero targets.
The finalists have been announced and it’s fantastic news for University Campus St Albans. Stephen Fox, Director of Higher Education explains: “I am delighted to announce that UCSA has been awarded the Training Provider of the Year Award in the Hertfordshire Building and Construction Awards 2020. This is a wonderful accolade and reflects the exceptional […]
Nowadays it can be hard to find good news but I want to share, with their permission, some comments from two recent graduating students who were awarded prizes for their outstanding results … these are extracts from emails that so warmed my heart ! These students are very experienced managers returning to education later on […]
The benefit of entering a course part-way through on the basis of the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) is that it shortens the length of your degree study, saving you money and time. It also provides a formal recognition of the extensive learning you have gained through your working life as equivalent to degree level […]
UCSA launched the first of a webinar series examining the challenges facing the Construction Sector as a result of Covid 19. The construction industry is already governed by tight margins and low productivity rates; therefore, will this pandemic see margins shrink even further and, or will it accelerate growth for offsite construction? UCSA hosted a LIVE […]
On Thursday 5th December 2019 University Campus St Albans (UCSA), a leading educational provider for part time degree courses, hosted an evening dinner at Hatfield House. UCSA is a joint venture between the University of Hertfordshire and Oaklands College. The evening was chaired by Pauline Traetto, Hon EdD, Founder and CEO at Reconstructing Minds Ltd. […]